Plugable 250x Digital USB Microscope with Stand

BH #PLUSB2MIC250 • MFR #USB2-MICRO-250X
Plugable 250x Digital USB Microscope with Stand
Key Features
  • 2MP Imaging Sensor
  • 1600 x 1200 Image & Video Resolution
  • 40x to 250x Digital Magnification Range
  • 4-LED Illuminator & Variable Brightness
The Plugable 250x Digital USB Microscope is a handy and compact magnifying tool that is ideal for hobbies, crafts, or science projects. This versatile scope can be used both as a handheld device or placed into a flexible arm on a stand for hands-free operation. At the core of the device is a 2MP sensor, capable of capturing 1600 x 1200 images and videos and delivering them to your computer via a USB cable. To deliver perfect brightness and clarity in many lighting conditions, the scope features a built-in LED ring that's situated around the imaging sensor, under a protective polymer diffuser bezel.
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Plugable USB2-MICRO-250X Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Imaging Performance
  • 3Tether to Your Computer
  • 4Stand and Illumination

The Plugable 250x Digital USB Microscope is a handy and compact magnifying tool that is ideal for hobbies, crafts, or science projects. This versatile scope can be used both as a handheld device or placed into a flexible arm on a stand for hands-free operation. At the core of the device is a 2MP sensor, capable of capturing 1600 x 1200 images and videos and delivering them to your computer via a USB cable. To deliver perfect brightness and clarity in many lighting conditions, the scope features a built-in LED ring that's situated around the imaging sensor, under a protective polymer diffuser bezel.

Imaging Performance

  • 2MP imaging sensor
  • Produces still images and video with 1600 x 1200 resolution
  • 40 - 250x digital magnification range allows for a multitude of applications from viewing rocks and textiles, to small organisms
  • Capacitive touch button for image capture instead of a physical push button because at high magnifications a small bump can cause the head to move—the capacitive button only requires a light touch to snap an image
  • Use the software to capture images & video or configure a time-lapse capture

Tether to Your Computer

  • Useful for students, collectors, testers, and anyone interested in exploring the microscopic world—Note: Not suitable for use as a document camera
  • Tethers to a computer via USB 2.0 port to display images and provide power
  • Companion software is available on the manufacturer website that allows finer control of the device&nmdash;or use almost any other video capture software
  • Compatible with Windows 10, 8.x, 7, Vista, and XP; macOS and OS X 10.4.2 and above; Linux kernels 2.6.26 and above; Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Jessie (Cheese or GTK+ UVC viewer recommended); all Chrome OS devices with the built-in camera application
  • iOS device—iPhones, iPads—are not compatible with external cameras and cannot be used with this microscope

Stand and Illumination

  • Large single-speed focus collar
  • Flexible gooseneck lets you precisely position it where you want it
  • Use handheld or stand-mounted
  • Flexible arm can be used to position the scope in any direction
  • Suction cup can be used to attach the scope to any flat smooth surface
  • Wide base offers a platform for specimens and has linear and angular reference scales
  • Four white LEDs on the head, arrayed around the camera, provide variable illumination
  • A diffuser evenly distributes light across the object being viewed
UPC: 819927010784

Plugable USB2-MICRO-250X Specs

Microscope TypeDigital
Imaging
Optical MagnificationNone
Digital Magnification40 to 250x
Max Resolution2 MP: 1600 x 1200
Image File FormatJPEG
FocusingCoarse
A/V Recording
Video Format1600 x 1200
Illumination
Illumination TypeTop: 4 x LED
DimmerYes
Connectivity/System Requirements
Wired ConnectivityUSB
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Memory Card TypeNone
Compatible Operating SystemsWindows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Mac OS X 10.4.2 or Later
Chrome OS
Mobile Operating SystemsAndroid
General
Power SourceUSB
DisplayNo
Interpupillary AdjustmentNone
DimensionsNot Specified by Manufacturer
WeightNot Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.67 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.7 x 5.9 x 1.9"
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